The Town of Granby is located in Grand County in Middle Park and is at an elevation of approximately 8,000 feet. The town is surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery and is a recreation paradise. Denver, Colorado is a mere 80 miles away. The town was incorporated in 1905, and a new town hall was finished in February 2007. The Town of Granby is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It allows local residents and visitors to enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, gold-medal river and lake fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, biking, golfing, rafting, horseback riding and an array of other exciting outdoor activities.


source of data: US Census, ACS 5-year est., 2014

People and Housing

Population 1,864
High School Diploma or more (pop. age 25+) 92.6%
Bachelors degree or more (pop. age 25+) 22.9%
Housing Units 738
Total Households 1,652
% Total Units Vacant for Seasonal or Recreational Use 44.1%

Employment and Income

Labor Force (2014) 1,299
Unemploymet Rate (2014) 8.5%
Median Household Income $59,375
Median Family Income $72,575
Poverty Rate 15.1%
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 20.0

Population by Age

  Granby % of Total
Total 1,864 100%
Preschool (0-4) 127 6.8%
School Age (5-17) 285 15.3%
College Age (18-24) 115 6.2%
Young Adult (25-44) 419 22.5%
Adult (45-64) 777 41.7%
Older Adult (65+) 141 7.6%
Median Age 44.4  

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin

  Granby % of Total
Total 1,864 100%
American Indian or Alask. native alone 4 0.2%
Asian alone 10 0.5%
Black alone 23 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pac. Isl. alone 0 0%
White alone 1,734 93.0%
Two or more races 0 0%
Hispanic or Latino    
Total Hispanic or Latino 165 8.9%
Mexican 152 8.2%
Cuban 0 0%
Puerto Rican 0 0%
Other 13 0.7%

Educational Attainment

  Granby % of Total
Total Population age 25+ 1,337 100%
Less than 9th Grade 21 1.6%
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma 74 5.5%
High School Gradute (incl. equiv) 535 40.0%
Some College, no degree 411 30.7%
Associates Degree 32 2.4%
Bachelors Degree 147 11.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree 117 8.8%

Households

  Granby % of Total
Total Households 741 100%
Family households 517 69.8%
Married with Children 121 16.3%
Married without children 326 44.0%
Single parents 55 7.4%
Other 15 2.0%
Non-family households 224 30.2%
Living alone 193 26.0%
Average household size 2.5  
Average family household size 3.0  

Housing Units

  Granby % of Total
Total Housing Units 1,637 100%
Owner occupied 513 31.3%
Renter occupied 228 13.9%
Vacant for seasonal or recreational use 738 45.1%
1-Unit (attached or detached) 534 32.6%
2-9 units 84 5.1%
10-19 units 31 1.9%
20 or more units 12 0.7%
Built prior to 1940 56 34%

Labor Force
Total labor force 1,299
Employed 1,189
Unemployed 110
Unemployment rate 8.5%

Commuting to Work

  Granby % of Total
Workers 16 yrs and older 1,124 100%
Car, truck or van - drove alone 803 71.4%
Car, truck or van - carpooled 75 6.7%
Public transportation 0 0%
Walked 93 8.3%
Other means 18 1.6%
Worked at home 91 8.1%
Mean travel time to work 20  

Resident Occupations

  Granby % of Total
Employed civilian pop. age 16+ 1,197 100%
Management, professional and related 362 30.2%
Service 276 23.1%
Sales and office 173 14.5%
Farming, fishing and forestry 0 0%
Construction, extraction and maintenance 249 20.8%
Production, transportation and mateiral moving 64 5.3%


 

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